A technique is described for rapidly coating fiber splices with UV curable coating materials while maintaining nearly the original coating diameter and concentricity. No significant degradation of splice strength or splice loss is experienced.
© 1983 Optical Society of America
Original Manuscript: January 10, 1983
Published: June 1, 1983
A. C. Hart and J. T. Krause, "Coating technique for high strength lightguide fusion splices," Appl. Opt. 22, 1731-1733 (1983)